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  • Warning to parents: Pixar's New Short Film 'Out' Features a Gay Protagonist

    05/23/2020 11:53:08 AM PDT · by MAGA2017 · 27 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 05/23/2020 | Philip Ellis
    The newest short film in Pixar Animation Studios' SparkShorts series, Out, began streaming on Disney+ on Friday. The 9-minute movie centers on a gay man named Greg, who is excited to move in with his boyfriend, Manuel. There's just one problem: Greg hasn't come out to his parents yet. When they show up unexpectedly on his doorstep on moving day, Greg (with the help of his dog) rushes to hide who he really is at first... but then a magical twist of fate turns everything upside down. Out is the first Pixar movie to include a main character who is...
  • 2021 Oscars May Be Postponed, Hopefully Forever

    05/20/2020 6:07:04 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 50 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 20 May 2020 | Jim Treacher
    Where were you when you learned that drinking cows’ milk is evil? You were in front of the TV watching the 2020 Academy Awards, that’s where. And if you weren’t, you heard about it anyway because it’s the only thing about this year’s Oscars that anybody remembers. The Joker scolded everybody for putting milk in our cereal, and he was totally not kidding. Joaquin Phoenix was also one of the few Oscar winners this year who was in a movie anybody saw, so he should be able to say whatever he wants. I raise a glass of 2% and toast...
  • #Privileged: A Billion Way$ Hollywood Lefties Hate Americans Who Want to Go Back to Work

    05/20/2020 11:42:24 AM PDT · by JV3MRC · 7 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 5/20/2020 | Joseph Vazquez and Gabriel Hays
    In one of the richest counties in America, hundreds of cars line up for food assistance. It’s a scene repeated around the country. But mega-millionaire actor Robert De Niro wants the economy to stay shut down, warning of “a global ecological collapse.” Business owners have been fined or jailed from New York to California just for trying to serve their customers, but to fat cat celebrities Rob Reiner and Kathy Griffin, these people are ignorant “patriots” who are angry they can’t get their “hair done” or go “golfing.”
  • Hollywood Celebs Freak Out After Trump Says He’s Taking Hydroxychloroquin

    05/20/2020 8:51:34 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 65 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 19, 2020 | David Ng
    Hollywood celebrities couldn’t resist freaking out after President Donald Trump made a surprise announcement Monday that he is taking hydroxychloroquine with zinc. The commander in chief said that he has been taking the anti-malaria drug for more than a week under his physician’s care and so far feels fine. [snip] Even the left-wing Snopes has debunked claims that the president owns a financial stake in the drugmaker. But that didn’t stop financially illiterate Hollywood stars from resurrecting the hoary claim on Tuesday to smear the president. Barbra Streisand led the social media charge, implying that President Trump is taking the...
  • Geno Silva, Actor in 'Scarface,' Dies at 72...

    05/17/2020 11:57:44 PM PDT · by L.A.Justice · 25 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | May 17, 2020 | Mike Barnes
    Geno Silva, the character actor perhaps best known for playing The Skull, the hitman who takes out Al Pacino's Tony Montana in the explosive climax of Scarface, has died. He was 72. Silva died May 9 at his home in Los Angeles of complications from frontotemporal degeneration, a form of dementia, his family announced. During his four-decade career, Silva also could be seen in Luis Valdez's Zoot Suit (1981) — he was in the 1979 Broadway production opposite Edward James Olmos — Robert Towne's Tequila Sunrise (1988); Steven Spielberg's Amistad and The Lost World: Jurassic Park, both released in 1997;...
  • Lori Petty (Tank Girl, A League of Their Own) Trashes Americans: ‘Average IQ in Amurrrikkka Is 99’

    05/15/2020 4:08:48 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 182 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 15, 2020 | DAVID NG
    Hollywood actress Lori Petty — who has starred in Orange Is the New Black, Point Break, and the critically acclaimed Tank Girl — has insulted Americans across the board by claiming that they have low IQ’s. “I believe what we have forgotten is that the average IQ in Amurrrikkka is 99,” Petty tweeted on Friday. She said that a third of Americans, including President Donald Trump, have IQ’s lower than that. “A third, plus the murder-in-charge, I guess, lower than that. So, in the house I happily stay, besides kissing y’all.” It remains unclear what spurred Lori Petty’s acrimonious tweet,...
  • Netflix’s ‘Hollywood’ Could Have Been Great If It Wasn’t So Focused On Being Woke

    05/15/2020 7:42:11 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 15, 2020 | Paulina Enck
    At the end of the day, 'Hollywood' doesn't care about telling a compelling story about interesting people, but is intent on demonstrating the importance of representation in media. There are two excellent stories at the center of “Hollywood,” Ryan Murphy’s alt-history saga of old Hollywood. An intrepid group of friends attempt to make a big studio romance starring a talented black actress in 1947. An aspiring actor must negotiate his desire for fame with his morals, in the backdrop of a sexually exploitive agent and the omnipresent risk of his homosexuality becoming discovered.Both of these stories are technically covered in...
  • 20 years since 'Gladiator' the movie

    05/14/2020 8:37:06 PM PDT · by RandFan · 45 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 14 May 2020 | TOM LEONARD IN NEW YORK
    20 years since Gladiator was released. I feel old! Great movie (from memory). Here's an interesting article I came across: Gladiator's savage off screen battles: Actors who loathed each other, a star who threatened to kill a producer, and a fatal drinking contest... 20 years after the Roman epic was released, TOM LEONARD examines what went on behind the scenes
  • US media luminaries teaming up with shady AF Huawei to discuss ‘the rise of misinformation’ about COVID19 in America

    05/11/2020 4:24:24 PM PDT · by kevcol · 11 replies
    Twitchy ^ | May 11, 2020 | Sarah D.
    Still haven’t gotten your fill of media professionals et al. fluffing the ChiComs? Well, we’ve got some great news for you: Huawei is sponsoring a conference on misinformation, with the National Association of Black Journalists.
  • The Death of #MeToo: 95 Celebs Who Smeared Kavanaugh are Silent on Biden

    05/11/2020 9:31:48 AM PDT · by JV3MRC · 14 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 5/11/2020 | Gabriel Hays
    You can say goodbye to the #MeToo movement. It had a good three-year run, but inevitably, hypocrisy and political expediency caught up with it.
  • Jerry Stiller, ‘Seinfeld’ actor and veteran comic, dead at 92

    05/11/2020 4:50:58 AM PDT · by NJRighty · 76 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/11/2020 | David Aaro
    Jerry Stiller, the comedian who was best known for his roles on "Seinfeld" and "The King of Queens," has died of natural causes, Ben Stiller, his son, announced on Monday. He was 92.
  • With Hollywood Productions on Hold, Documentary Filmmakers Keep Going

    05/09/2020 4:51:49 AM PDT · by Libloather
    NY Times ^ | 5/08/20 | Nicole Sperling
    **SNIP** Still, Ms. Noujaim and Mr. Amer have managed to keep going at a time when Hollywood has closed down film and television productions. After shuttering their 35-person office in Brooklyn, the married couple decamped to a house in the Berkshires, where they have made progress on six projects in various stages of production, including an HBO documentary series on Nxivm, a secretive self-help organization that has been depicted as a sex cult. And they’ve been working while watching over their three children, all under the age of five. “It’s a complete juggling act for everybody,” Ms. Noujaim said. For...
  • Meghan and Harry were whisked away from their Vancouver hideaway by Tyler Perry on his $150M private plane during secret early morning flight so he could move them into his $18M Beverly Hills mansion

    05/09/2020 4:18:52 AM PDT · by C19fan · 40 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 8, 2020 | Martin Gould
    Hollywood tycoon Tyler Perry personally sent his massive $150 million private jet to whisk Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to Los Angeles in a top secret, early morning enterprise, has learned exclusively. The hush-hush operation allowed the secrecy-obsessed royals to leave their temporary home on Canada's Vancouver Island and to avoid any wait at customs once they arrived in California. 'It was a well-planned operation that appears to have worked perfectly,' one insider said.
  • Biden Sold Out America to China While Working for Hollywood

    05/07/2020 10:42:40 PM PDT · by Jacob Kell · 8 replies ^ | Daniel Greenfield
    Outside the JW Marriot in Los Angeles, Rev. Eddie Perez Romero was being handcuffed by the LAPD. Rev. Romero was holding up a “Free China” sign outside a Chinese Ministry of Commerce conference. Inside was the LAPD's boss Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, along with Governor Jerry Brown, and Vice President Joe Biden, who were palling around with China’s future dictator, Xi Jinping. “My hope is that Vice President Joseph Biden, Governor Jerry Brown and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will rise above any pandering spirit, but as true statesmen, intentionally blur the artificial line between the economy and human rights,” Rev. Romero said....
  • Was Sundance a "First Petri Dish" of Coronavirus in the States?

    05/07/2020 6:27:49 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 12 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 05 06 2020 | Tatiana Siegel
    A swath of attendees suffered harsh flu-like symptoms, leading a microbiologist to question whether the January festival was "the perfect formula to contaminate everybody." On Jan. 27, actress Ashley Jackson felt the first symptoms of a nasty bug — fever, clammy skin, fatigue and shortness of breath. Given her current locale — Park City — she chalked it up to altitude sickness and toughed out her final day at the Sundance Film Festival, where she had attended the world premiere of Blast Beat, a family drama in which she co-stars, as well as a dizzying array of parties and lounges....
  • Madonna and Robert de Niro join 200 celebrities and scientists calling for the world not to 'return to normal' after Covid-19 lockdowns and stop 'the pursuit of consumerism'

    05/07/2020 8:35:13 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 88 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | May 6, 2020 | Rory Butler
    A host of celebrities and scientists including Madonna, Robert de Niro and a clutch of Nobel Prize winners have called for radical change in the world rather than 'a return to normal' after the coronavirus lockdowns. Hollywood stars Cate Blanchett, Jane Fonda, Marion Cotillard and Monica Bellucci also added their names to the open letter published in the French daily Le Monde. The signatories are pleading for an end to unbridled consumerism and a 'radical transformation' of economies to help save the planet. The movement has been penned and led by actress Juliette Binoche and astrophysicist Aurélien Barrau. A full...
  • SAG-AFTRA Chief Says (Hollywood) Production Won’t Return To “Normal” Until Vaccine, Testing & Tracing Are In Place

    05/06/2020 11:53:58 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 92 replies
    Deadline ^ | May 6, 2020 | David Robb
    The full reopening of the film and TV industry probably won’t be possible until a vaccine is developed to combat the coronavirus and testing and tracing of the virus’ spread are in place, according to David White, national executive director of SAG-AFTRA. White shared that view during a media conference call today with the top leaders of the industry’s unions and guilds, including representatives of the DGA, IATSE, Actors’ Equity and the WGA East. “As a general matter, it’s worth noting that a vaccine is right now maybe not a consensus but overwhelmingly viewed as the time when everything can...
  • Angelina Jolie pleads for Congress to increase food assistance benefits because 'children are going hungry'

    05/05/2020 8:18:28 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 42 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 5, 2020 | Tyler McCarthy
    Angelina Jolie is calling on Congress to increase food assistance to families across the United States in the next coronavirus stimulus bill. The Academy Award-winning actress and humanitarian is advocating on behalf of the millions of families across the country who rely on things like free meals for their kids at schools that are no longer available as people lose work and classrooms remain empty due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer shared with USA Today, the 44-year-old...
  • ‘2084’: Paramount Making ‘1984’-Inspired Sci-Fi Film From ‘The Batman’ Writer

    05/05/2020 4:20:19 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 13 replies
    Slashfilm ^ | May 5, 2020 | Chris Evangelista
    Paramount is set to go to the future with 2084, a sci-fi film from The Batman writer Mattson Tomlin. The project is being described as a “spiritual sister” to George Orwell’s classic 1984, which really just sounds like they’re adapting 1984 but changing the year so it’s no longer dated. The script is also described as having a tone similar to both The Matrix and Inception. THR has the scoop on 2084, which was just snapped up by Paramount. Lorenzo di Bonaventura will produce. And just what is this movie about? Don’t ask, because no one is saying. Instead, the...
  • Walt Disney Co to reveal the financial damage coronavirus has wreaked in quarterly earnings after it furloughed 100,000 employees - as analysts warn the company has a 'bull's eye on its back'

    05/05/2020 9:29:26 AM PDT · by C19fan · 59 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 5, 2020 | Emily Crane
    Walt Disney Co is set to reveal its first assessment of the damage the coronavirus has wreaked on Disney's global business when the company releases it quarterly earnings today. Wall Street will assess the level of damage when chief executive Bob Chapek and executive chairman Bob Iger deliver the company's fiscal second-quarter financial report on Tuesday afternoon. Overall, analysts expect Disney to report earnings per share of 89 cents, down 45 percent from $1.61 a year earlier. The earnings report will be the first outing in front of Wall Street for Chapek - the former parks chief who took on...